- Award: Bachelor of Arts
- Credits: 120
- Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
- WIA Certified
About this Program
The B.A. degree is a standard Liberal Arts degree with a strong emphasis on basic skills. The degree may be fine-tuned towards prospective teachers. There are several options available within the degree program with three clear concentrations available to students.
1. Resource and Environmental Studies, incorporating courses in Environmental Resource Issues, Conservation and Environmental Assessment
2. Geographic Techniques incorporating Cartography, Air-Photo Interpretation, Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
3. Climatology and Weather Analysis incorporating Meteorology and Applied Climatology courses
- Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002
Labor Market Information
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
- Median wage: $28.83/hour-Above the median
- Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
College Geography Teachers
- Median wage: $80,977/year-Well above the median
- Employment outlook: Average
Surveying and Mapping Technicians
- Median wage: $24.73/hour-Above the median
- Employment outlook: Shrinking
- Median wage: $32.98/hour-Well above the median
- Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.